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Show Some Respect and Change the World

I have refrained from giving my opinion during this election.  The discouragement and lack of respect given to each of the opponents show little to no value for the American people.  How can we respect our leaders when they lack the respect of one another? The candidates have slandered one another and pointed fingers at … Continue reading

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How should Christians react to U.S. Supreme Court decision on gay marriage.

This may not be the most popular opinion but it’s what I believe. Today the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in support of same sex marriage for all USA.  The gay community cheered in victory. The gay supporters rallied together. Many comments and many voices all took to social media.  I watched the news reports and … Continue reading

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What does Mother’s Day mean to a mom like me

Do you know what it’s like to be a mother?  You begin in agony and pain. Labor is a …. well, all moms know what I mean. In the beginning, you don’t sleep for months. Waking to feedings and crying, burping and slurping all the way through the early years.  Hours turn into days, weeks … Continue reading

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I Can’t Breathe the Words Haunt Us

I can’t breathe. I can’t breathe. Those were the words of Eric Garner before his life was taken from him. I can’t breathe. I watched that video like so many others and I can’t believe the injustice of this situation. A wrongful death, no indictment, and no accountability for the chokehold which took this man’s … Continue reading

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Can I skip Mother’s Day this year: I miss Mom

All this talk about Mother’s Day. Can I just skip it please?  Everywhere I look, there are Mother’s Day wishes, commercials and constant reminders.  This is one of the hardest holidays for me.  It reminds me of my mom and I’m reminded of how much I miss her. Recently I met a woman who told … Continue reading

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Living Out Your Passions and Finding True Happiness

Today’s teaching is about living out your passions. It’s about finding your happiness in the midst of your daily routines. “A lot of people start off asking the important questions of life: “Who am I? Where am I? Where did I come from? Where am I going? Does my life have meaning? Is there a … Continue reading

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Give thanks this Thanksgiving by looking at those in your life

Today we celebrated our annual Thanksgiving lunch at work. As everyone went around the table giving their thanks and gratitude for the blessings in their lives, I listened to every one. Each of them had a personal story to tell while some are going through some very heavy stuff right now but they all offered … Continue reading

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Death in the Family Causes us to Think About Heaven

I had a death in the family this week. After all the losses I’ve experienced, each death just reminds me how short our time really is. Life is fleeting, a passing in the wind. My heart is saddened for those who were closest to him. My brother-in-law was too young to die. Over the years, I’ve … Continue reading

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How to Deal with Loss and Grief During the Holidays

The days of grief are profound. Grief is all-consuming and it paralyzes the human spirit. Whether the loss was recent, or it happened years ago, dealing with loss during the holidays can feel like yesterday’s pain. Memories flood out, heartache seeps in, and the soul weeps in anguish. Nothing prepares one to face grief. Friends, … Continue reading

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Encouraging Words for Someone Who Has Lost a Loved One

“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.” Matthew 11:28-30 A dear … Continue reading

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  • Show Some Respect and Change the World — FaithDream’s Inspiration
    I have refrained from giving my opinion during this election. The discouragement and lack of respect given to each of the opponents show little to no value for the American people. How can we respect our leaders when they lack the respect of one another? The candidates have slandered one another and pointed fingers at […] … Continue reading Show Some Respect […]
  • Look For the Guideposts They Give You Direction
    These guideposts direct you, giving insight. Sometimes God will miraculously open doors for you when you least expect it.  They might appear to be coincidental but in reality they are meant for you to make a decision. The guideposts are there. They could come in the form of temptations or the form of an arrow … Continue reading Look For the Guideposts They G […]
  • Three Types of Friendships
    Many friendships will come and go in life. In seasons of change, a person will encounter new friends, and old friends will fall away. There are friendships that stay with you during a lifetime. Those friends are the first ones you call to share good news and the ones you can count on in times … Continue reading Three Types of Friendships →

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